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Wildlife in Your Garden: Creating a Backyard Sanctuary for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Bats Sally  Roth

Wildlife in Your Garden: Creating a Backyard Sanctuary for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Bats

Sally Roth

Published
ISBN : 9781620081389
Paperback
224 pages
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 About the Book 

Imagine a thriving flower garden in your backyard, bursting with vibrantly colored blooms and lush green leaves. Now imagine the same garden, alive with buzzing and flapping and chirping. Imagine the ecological impact of encouraging naturalMoreImagine a thriving flower garden in your backyard, bursting with vibrantly colored blooms and lush green leaves. Now imagine the same garden, alive with buzzing and flapping and chirping. Imagine the ecological impact of encouraging natural pollinators to do their jobs. Imagine the excitement of watching your garden become a hub of activity and learning about all of its different visitors. For those who relish observing nature in action, planning a garden to attract certain types of wildlife can bring daily enjoyment right into the backyard.Inside Wildlife in Your Garden:“Birdscaping”—planning and planting with birds in mindA special section on hummingbirds that includes an illustrated guide to twelve common typesIdentifying common backyard birds from the popular to the obscureUsing binoculars and field guides to identify birds by sight and by callsDifferent types of pollinationPlants and food crops that depend on pollinationPlants to attract bees by seasonGardening for butterflies at different life stagesHow bats and moths take over pollination duties at nightNatural ways to protect your garden from pests and discourage harmful wildlife